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    [SOLVED] Re: Router port forwarding for ssh

    I had this same router and it is buggy. I would set it to forward a part to a static IP but it would never save the settings. My solution was to get the ISP to give me a different better router. In...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Automating removal of old kernels from servers

    Is there a reason to keep the old kernels but not have boot potential? I can imagine only academic reasons.

    Also, good idea to run aptitude or apt-get with -s option (simulation, no action) to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Automating removal of old kernels from servers

    Aren't we purging too many headers with this?

    The head part of the script (or one liner) doesn't make sense to me because the listed output linux-image comes after the linux-headers section.

    I...
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    Re: GRUB2 booting with labels (no UUID)

    :mad: This is exactly why I hate GRUB2. This is 10x the hack required for GRUB1 to do the same thing. I don't understand why it has to be this complicated. And I fail to see how a bunch of config...
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    Re: Hanging Leeenux installation

    Just to follow up on this (and because I don't really want to sign up to cnet forums but I do use this site)...

    My solution was the same as in...
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    [SOLVED] Re: RNX-N180UB wireless usb not working.

    I'm running Lucid and trying to get a Patriot Wireless 11n USB going. It shows up as realtek 8191. Anyway none of the makefile worked for me and in fact it froze up my computer.

    I stumbled upon...
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    [all variants] Re: 3TB storage drive recognition

    Jeepers yeah my Gparted is 5.1-ish which is ~2010 - that is the Lucid Repo version. I would have thought it would be more current. Sourceforge says latest stable is 12.1!

    So I found a PPA:...
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    [all variants] Re: 3TB storage drive recognition

    Well, I couldn't doing it without wrecking the data. Good thing it was backed up.

    Here is what I did:
    I tried to use gdisk to create a new GPT partition. That worked but meant the old data was...
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    [all variants] 446 bytes the same

    I finally found some time to backup the data on this disk (1TB takes time) and am now playing with it. I just noticed that the first 446 bytes of my 2TB drive (single ext4 partition) and the 3TB...
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    [all variants] Re: 3TB storage drive recognition

    Thanks Fred.

    The output of testdisk on the other system (the ubuntu32 that can't mount it) is slightly different:


    Disk /dev/sdb - 3000 GB / 2794 GiB - CHS 364801 255 63, sector size=512
    ......
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    [all variants] Re: 3TB storage drive recognition

    OK, testdisk says this:

    rusl@feinberg:~$ testdisk /list
    TestDisk 6.11, Data Recovery Utility, April 2009
    Christophe GRENIER <grenier@cgsecurity.org>
    http://www.cgsecurity.org
    Please wait......
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    [all variants] Re: 3TB storage drive recognition

    Thank you! I forgot about testdisk. I will play with that some and report back in a couple days. Cheers.
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    [all variants] Re: 3TB storage drive recognition

    Thanks for responding oldfred,

    I have in the past made too much complication with many partitions and LVM and RAID5 disasters. I learned the hard way about making things more complicated than I...
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    [all variants] 3TB storage drive recognition

    Hi,

    Summary: I have a 3TB external backup disc with data on it that one of my computers can see and the other cannot. The drive was formatted by palimpsest unusually because it is so big. I think...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Linux-generic update problem and sound/wifi broken

    I thought LTS was 5 years. I know that upgrading is the eventual route but this seems like a straightforward bug I should be able to fix before having to do that. Just because the latest security...
  16. [ubuntu] Linux-generic update problem and sound/wifi broken

    Hi,

    I just upgraded (included kernel updates) using the normal update manager on my wife's Dell 1420 Inspiron Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS with security, proposed and backports. After the upgrade reboot the...
  17. [all variants] A Script for checking tune2fs to see when filesystems were last fsck'ed.

    Hi, I made this script some time ago and have found it quite useful. I hope this is useful to somebody. It has been useful and reliable for me. If you have any problems with it post them and we'll...
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    [gnome] Re: Places Menu items don't open with nautilus

    :KS:KS:KS:KS:KS

    This worked for me. I edited the .local/share/applications/mimeapps.list file. In my case there was a whole bunch of problematic entries listed before nautilus. Songbird, when I...
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    [all variants] Re: ssh mount in fstab

    Thanks so much for posting that solution! I had the same problem and it worked for me. Someone should update that howto document.

    The only difference I had is it would allow me to fstab mount...
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    [ubuntu] Re: alarm clock applet

    This is a way better program IMO than the default one in the Repos simply named "Alarm Clock"

    I was using that one for a while on my travelling netbook because I couldn't remember the name of this...
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    Re: Will Gnome 2.24 be available in Hardy repos?

    Wow, for all my whining...

    I went over to getdeb after writing and came across Conduit 0.3.14 and voila... sorta works! Well, actually it is pretty messy but maybe if I fiddle with it - it...
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    Re: Will Gnome 2.24 be available in Hardy repos?

    I have to agree that from the new users point of view... (((And that is the point of Ubuntu isn't it? to win over more non-free software users with a well designed easy to use simple system...)))...
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    [all variants] Re: Using dd to copy a SINGLE partition

    Hi, just stumbled upon this. I'm trying to use dd to restore a partition from a backed up image. Anyone know how to mount an image to RAID? (not sure if possible)

    Anyway, I found this on a gentoo...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardy amd64 Live CD gparted annoyance

    Yep, it seems that running as root did the trick:

    From console:


    $ sudo -s -H
    # gparted

    That's it!:guitar:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardy amd64 Live CD gparted annoyance

    this is the exact same problem I am having in hardy64, but it's not the live cd!

    no solutions? Maybe I'll try it from root rather than gksudo?:confused:
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